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The Top 11 Things to Do in Carmel, California

Carmel-by-the-Sea is among the most charming small towns in California, remaining so, even under the pressure of tourism. The primary attraction here …

California

Attention, Renters! These 10 DIY Projects Will Improve Your Space ASAP

If you’re a renter who loves DIY projects, these simple and affordable options are perfect.<p>Floating shelves are one of the easiest DIY projects that …

Storage Ideas

How to Fast Track Your Six-Pack

Everyone wants six-pack abs. A visible rectus abdominis is a sign that you're fit and training hard. Sets of endless crunches and a strict diet will …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

Trainer shares the truth behind getting a six pack - and reveals how long it really takes

How long it REALLY takes to get killer abs: Trainer shares the harsh truth behind her six pack - and reveals the two keys to sculpting a washboard …

Fitness

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

San Francisco's 5 Best Rooftop Bars

Rooftop bars just might be one of the best things about urban summers. Here are a few of our favorites, both old and new, in San Francisco.<p>The view …

San Francisco

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Nutrition

Scientists Have More Bad News About Your Favorite Vape Flavors

Our apologies to the churro vape juice lovers.<p>We all know that vaping makes you look cool. Oh yeah, and apparently it can also help you quit smoking. …

Flavors

The Best Abs Workouts: GQ’s Definitive Guide to Getting a Ripped Stomach

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

Plex's grid guide gives cord cutters a traditional TV look

Plex has offered DVR features and live TV viewing in its app for a few years, but now it's making it easier to surf through channels with a traditional-style grid guide. Over the years I've noticed that every "new TV" platform makes a show of using box art and personalized filtering as a better way …

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

U.S. Issues Alert to Americans in China in Wake of Sonic Attack Fears

BEIJING — The State Department issued a health alert on Friday to American citizens living or traveling in China, advising them to seek medical attention if they experienced “auditory or sensory phenomena” similar to those experienced by American diplomats evacuated to the United States.<p>The alert, …

China

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

Uber decries ride-hailing price cap passed in Honolulu

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu leaders approved a measure Wednesday to limit prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the first restriction of its kind in the United States.<p>The measure would prevent "surge pricing" if …

Transportation

How to Get Ripped Abs & Gain Muscle Weight

You long for a body that turns heads in the gym: muscular, buff and defined. Ripped abs are part of this whole physique package. Of course, effort on …

12 foods to eat when you're craving carbs but trying to lose weight

1/<p>Acorn Squash<p>Besides serving up a third of the day's fiber, a 1-cup serving of this highly nutritious, naturally sweet veggie contains 30 percent of …

These Drinks Will Help You Lose More Weight Than Apple Cider Vinegar

Save that for your salads.<p>If you like the taste of apple cider vinegar, then by all means, drink up! But if you are a normal human being who prefers not to chug pure acid, then you should know there's zero evidence that drinking the nasty stuff can actually help you drop pounds (or impart the …

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop And Still Get A Flat Stomach

Wait, what!? Carbs can lead to a flatter belly! Not all of them are bad for you. In fact, some fight inflammation. All carbohydrates give your body …

Where to Have a Zika-Free Caribbean Vacation

Wishing for a relaxing Caribbean getaway but worried about the risk of Zika? We’ve put together a list of island getaways that are perfect for a …

Scientists at Cardiff University have found a way to destroy cancer without infecting healthy cells

A treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility thanks to research led by Cardiff …

How staying up all night can dramatically influence over 100 proteins in your blood

New research from scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder has, for the first time, studied how protein levels in human blood can vary over a …

Sleep

Deny Cooler Locks

It’s probably pretty apparent that we love adventure coolers. These tough-as-nails storage devices allow us to easily and securely transport our food …

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

The No BS Guide to Healthy Fats

So you’ve jumped on the avocado toast bandwagon because the whipped, green goodness is full of healthy fat — which helps our bodies function in terms …

Newfound neurological mechanism explains how breathing can sharpen your focus

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a neurophysiological link between respiration and cognition, offering a fascinating anatomical …

7 Sport Sunscreens For Summer That Actually Work

The weather is heating up, and the layers are coming off, which means that it’s time to start slathering on sunscreen during your outdoor pursuits. …

We asked Google Assistant, Amazon 's Alexa and Apple's Siri 150 questions. Here's who won.

OK Google, we get it. You are smarter than the other assistants.<p>This has been the subtext of recent Google I/O developer conferences. The latest edition kicked off Tuesday in Mountain View, Calif., where the Internet giant showed off how its Assistant, available on phones and its smart speaker …

Smart Homes

DNA match sought to Zodiac Killer after break in Golden State Killer case

Northern California detectives still trying to identify the infamous Zodiac Killer, who targeted victims in the late 1960s and taunted investigators with letters, say they hope to try the same DNA tracing technology recently used to arrest a suspect in another string of cold-case serial slayings — …